The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC), at its Annual Conference on October 14th, 2021, recognized the first graduates of its Future Leaders Training Program. Referred to as the Flight Program (FLT), seven economic developers were recognized for their completion of all requirements of the leadership program and for their commitment to leadership education.
The graduates are: Jodi Carr, Economic Development Director, City of Ingleside, Jason Ford, President, Frisco Economic Development Corporation, Scott Livingston, Director of Economic Development, City of League City, Arthur Mann, Administrator, Hillsboro Economic Development Corporation, Matt Prochaska, President, Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation, Audrey Schroyer, Executive Director, Gainesville Economic Development
Corporation and JoAnna Shivers, Executive Director, Mexia Economic Development Corporation.
The TEDC’s Future Leaders Training Program was established in 2019 with the mission of growing leaders within the TEDC and helping them build their presence within the TEDC. The program is built around the core values of Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Trust, Authenticity, Impact and Servant Leadership. To complete the FLT program, participants must attend six leadership seminars, attend at least one meeting of each of the nine TEDC open
committees, join one TEDC committee each year they are participating in the program and attend six TEDC board meetings.
For more information on this member benefit program of the TEDC, please contact Amy Swank, Vice President of the Texas Economic Development Council, firstname.lastname@example.org, 512-480-8432.
About the TEDC:
The Texas Economic Development Council is governed by a 24-member board and a 9-member Executive Committee. The TEDC provides information, education and legislative services to its members to foster the expansion of existing businesses, the location of new firms and the development of strategies that promote a positive business climate in Texas. With 850 members, the TEDC is the largest state economic development association in the nation.
For more information contact:
Mr. Carlton Schwab
Texas Economic Development Council